Slow Cooker Hearty Italian Sandwiches

Total Time
6hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 6 hrs

I cut this recipe out of a magazine -- I cannot remember which one. I tweaked a bit to our tastes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown meat.
  2. After meat is browned, add 1/4 teaspoon red pepper and garlic and simmer until flavors blend, about 4 to 5 minutes.
  3. In slow cooker, place 1/3 of onions and peppers.
  4. Top with 1/2 of meat.
  5. Repeat layers of vegetables and meat, topping with remaining vegetables.
  6. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and remaining 1/4 teaspoon crushed pepper.
  7. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours.
  8. Using slotted spoon, serve 1 cup of mixture on bun. Top with shredded cheese.


Most Helpful

Great flavors! It's always nice to have an easy & healthy crock pot recipe.

Tee Lee May 01, 2013

Fantastic! My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed these for supper tonight. We had to reduce the ingredients because it was only for the two of us. I wasn't real sure how much to reduce it but they turned out great.

Bet-z May 30, 2008

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